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'Drunk', passed out airline pilot to face charges

2017-01-02 22:59

An airline pilot is facing charges in Canada after police say he was found by his co-pilot passed out in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 before it was set to take off.

'Balloonatic' fined for piloting a lawn chair

2016-12-23 13:06

A Canadian man has been fined over a stunt that saw him fly above Calgary in a lawn chair attached to 110 large helium balloons.

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WATCH: Chad le Clos breaks 100m butterfly world record

South Africa's Chad le Clos has bounced back from a disappointing Rio Olympics campaign, winning his second gold of the Short Course Swimming World Champs with a world record time in the 100m butterfly. Watch.

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Endemic sexual misconduct in Canada's military

2016-11-29 16:23

Almost 1 000 Canadian soldiers have reported being raped, grabbed, kissed, fondled, or subjected to unwanted advances over the past year.

Jury finds python owner not guilty in deaths of boys

2016-11-10 11:37

A jury has found a Canadian man not guilty of criminal negligence causing death after his African rock python escaped its enclosure and killed two young boys three years ago.

1 dead, 2 hurt in multiple stabbings in Canada

2016-11-02 07:53

Multiple stabbings at a Vancouver entertainment complex left one man dead and two people hospitalised, police said

BMW recalls over 150 000 vehicles because engines could stall

2016-10-30 10:03

BMW is recalling more than 154 000 cars and SUVs in the US and Canada to fix a wiring problem that can cause engines to stall.

French PM says France supports Clinton over Trump

2016-10-14 06:53

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that his country supports the election of Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in the upcoming US presidential election.

PICS: Prince George and Princess Charlotte are the life of the party

2016-09-30 08:04

Prince George and Princess Charlotte made their second appearance of the royal tour, taking part in a children's party.

Police evacuate all schools in Prince Edward Island

2016-09-21 18:29

Police say all schools on the small Canadian province of Prince Edward Island have been evacuated because of a 'potential threat'.

 

3 800-year-old potato garden discovered in Canada

2016-12-27 20:16

Ancient spuds recently dug up on Canada's Pacific coast are blackened and surely inedible, but are the first proof, say researchers, that North American natives tended gardens at least 3 800 years ago.

Kitty smuggler lets cat out of bag in New Zealand

2016-12-22 10:46

A cat-crazy Canadian woman who tried to smuggle her pet into New Zealand in her handbag has been sent home.

Teen arrested for 'planned' attack on Toronto high school

2016-12-08 14:52

Police allege a 17-year-old boy plotted to attack on a Toronto high school that would have coincided with the 27th anniversary of an antifeminist rampage that left 14 women dead.

2017 F1 calendar: Canada could be safe

2016-11-24 10:00

Canada looks to have secured its place on the 2017 calendar.

RAF to pay refugee nearly R4m after accident

2016-11-09 22:18

A former spaza shop owner who fled South Africa because of xenophobic violence will get almost R4m from the Road Accident Fund for a crash in 2011 in which he was injured.

EU-Canada sign long-delayed trade pact

2016-10-30 16:51

The European Union and Canada signed Sunday a landmark trade pact, ending days of drama after a small Belgian region refused to endorse the agreement.

Ex-nurse up for killing 8 at Canada retirement homes

2016-10-25 22:22

A former nurse has been arrested and charged with murdering eight elderly residents under her care at retirement homes in Canada's Ontario province.

Takata airbag saga: BMW recalls 4000 SUVs

2016-10-01 16:30

BMW is recalling 4000 SUVs in the US and Canada to fix a new and potentially deadly problem with Takata air bag inflators

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WATCH: Wow! Driver exits car, gives bystander an umbrella in pouring rain

This driver left the comfort of his warm car and gave someone who is, presumably, standing uncovered in the pouring rain, an umbrella.

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SA-born judge told woman to 'keep her knees together' in rape trial

2016-09-14 17:59

South African-born Canadian judge Robin Camp is facing possible removal from the bench for comments he made to the complainant in a 2014 rape case.

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